Does the eco-climate crisis call for a new kind of citizenship, and new roles for academics?
Explore new perspectives on academic activism and advocacy in response to the interwoven crises of climate, ecology, and equity
The Centre for Applied and Professional Ethics is hosting an upcoming lecture and discussion with sustainability and climate scientist Kai Chan on March 9.
In the talk, ”Does the Eco-Climate Crisis Call for a New Kind of Citizenship, and New Roles for Academics?”, Chan will explore new perspectives on academic activism and advocacy in response to the interwoven crises of climate, ecology, and equity.
A Professor and Canada Research Chair in Rewilding and Social-Ecological Transformation at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, Chan is a passionate advocate for understanding how social-ecological systems can be transformed to be both better and wilder.
Leader of CHANS lab (Connecting Human and Natural Systems) and co-founder of CoSphere (a Community of Small-Planet Heroes), Chan is a specialist in interdisciplinary ecosystem research, ecology, conservation science, applied environmental ethics, sustainability science, ecosystem services, relational values, rewilding, and transformative change. He is also the Lead Editor of the new British Ecological Society journal People and Nature and a coordinating lead author for the IPBES Global Assessment.
Neil McArthur, director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, invites UM faculty, staff and students to attend this free virtual event to learn more about the importance of eco-climate advocacy.
“Does the Eco-Climate Crisis Call for a New Kind of Citizenship, and New Roles for Academics?” by Kai Chan, hosted by The Centre for Applied and Professional Ethics at the University of Manitoba
March 9, 2023
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
For more information, or to join the Zoom event, please visit the Centre for Applied and Professional Ethics website.